operation report information
for 1/8 INF

For date 670520

1/8 INF was a US Army unit
4 INF DIV was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
Pleiku Province, II Corps, South Vietnam
Description: As part of FRANCIS MARION, most of the 1/8th Inf, 4th Inf Div was attacked in their hilltop NDPs by K5 Bn, 32d NVA Regt. The assault was defeated but at a heavy cost to the American unit.

The source for this information was Rise & Fall P:157+
Rise & Fall = The Rise and Fall of an American Army: U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1963 - 1973 by Shelby Stanton.

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Date posted on this site: 05/16/2021